This title examines the remarkable life of reality television personality Rachael Ray. Readers will learn about Ray's family background, childhood, education, her early efforts creating fast easy recipes, her work as the creative force behind 30 Minute Meals, as well as her evolution to Food Network star. Informative sidebars, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the rare photos and easy-to-read text showcased in this inspiring biography. There's also a fun-to-make recipe! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.